7 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

7 days in Ireland's West Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Galway
— 1 night
2
Liscannor
— 2 nights
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
4
Dingle
— 1 night

1
night
Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, and then trek along The Wormhole.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Galway vacation planner.

Dublin to Galway is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Dublin in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Galway, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, The Wormhole
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole

2
nights
Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, thenlook for gifts at The Celtic T Shirt Shop, and finally get great views at Cliffs of Moher. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Kilkee Cliff Walk, head off the coast to Scattery Island, and then don't miss a visit to The Pollock Holes.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Liscannor day trip app.

You can drive from Galway to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lahinch, Kilkee, Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, Scattery Island
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church of Ireland, thentake in the exciting artwork at Peter Cox Photography Gallery, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Killarney online vacation planner.

You can drive from Liscannor to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe

1
night
Dingle

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory, thenkick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, thendon't miss a visit to Eask Tower, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dingle trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Dingle sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Eask Tower ©
Eask Tower
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach

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